Running head: ABBREVIATED TITLE WITH FIFTY CHARACTERS 1Title of Research ProposalNancy Graduate StudentNSG6101 Nursing Research MethodsSouth UniversitySeptember 4, 2015
ABBREVIATED TITLE WITH FIFTY CHARACTERS 2Title of Research ProposalBackground and SignificanceProvides a brief introduction about the research topic/problem. You do not have to write the word ‘Introduction’ because it is clearly identified by its position in the paper (APA, 2010, p. 10). Discusses current knowledge about the proposed topic of research and articulates significance of proposed study. Links significance of proposed research to current and future nursing research priorities. Include citations. Research Problem and PurposeProvides a researchable problem statement and a statement of purpose that are focused and specific and significant and meaningful to nursing. The problem statement “identifies the specific gap in knowledge needed for practice” (Burns & Grove, 2009, p. 69).The research purpose “is a clear, concise statement of the specific goal or aim of the study that is generated from the research problem” (Burns & Grove, 2009, p. 69). When writing the research purpose, write, The purpose of this research will be to….
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